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City and municipal seat
Hopelchén is located in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°44′40″N 89°50′43″W / 19.7444°N 89.8453°W / 19.7444; -89.8453Coordinates: 19°44′40″N 89°50′43″W / 19.7444°N 89.8453°W / 19.7444; -89.8453
Country  Mexico
State Campeche
Municipality Hopelchén
 • Municipal president Hebert Rafael Infante Yeh(2009-2012)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 7,295
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Spanish foundation 1621
City status 26 February 1959
Website www.municipiohopelchen.gob.mx

Hopelchén (Yucatec Maya: "place of five wells") is a city in the Mexican state of Campeche. It is situated inland in the north of the state. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding Hopelchén Municipality. In 2010, Hopelchén had a population of 7,295.[2]

It is also home to a large Mennonite community.


  1. ^ 2010 census tables: INEGI
  2. ^ "Hopelchén". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 

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